On December 14, 1983.

On December 14, 1983, “Alfa Records” label released “Service”, the seventh Yellow Magic Orchestra album. It was recorded September – October 1983, at “Alfa Studio A” in Tokyo, Japan, and was produced by Haruomi Hosono, Ryuichi Sakamoto, and Yukihiro Takahashi.

Personnel:

  • Haruomi Hosono – vocals, bass, synth bass, keyboards, electronics, arrangements, mixing
  • Ryuichi Sakamoto – vocals, keyboards, electronics, arrangements, mixing
  • Yukihiro Takahashi – vocals, electronic drums, cymbals, keyboards, electronics, arrangements, mixing
  • Takeshii Fujii, Akihiko Yamazoe – technical assistance

Super Eccentric Theater

  • Yūji Miyake, Hisahiro Ogura, Osamu Hagihashi, Daisuke Yamazaki, Kōichi Nagata, Etsuyo Mitani, Keiko Ishii, Akemi Imamura – counterparts
  • Mitsuo Koike – recording, mixing engineer
  • Akitsugu Doi – assistant engineer
  • Teppei Kasai – mastering engineer
  • Kazusuke Obi – A&R coordinators
  • Tsuguya Inoue – art director, painting
  • Beans – design

Track listing:

  1. Limbo – lyrics by Yukihiro Takahashi, Haruomi Hosono, Peter Barakan, music by Yukihiro Takahashi
  2. S.E.T.
  3. The Madman – lyrics by Yukihiro Takahashi, Peter Barakan, music by Yukihiro Takahashi
  4. S.E.T.
  5. Chinese Whispers – lyrics by Yukihiro Takahashi, Peter Barakan, music by Yukihiro Takahashi
  6. S.E.T.
  7. You’ve Got to Help Yourself – lyrics by Haruomi Hosono, Peter Barakan, music by Ryuichi Sakamoto, Yukihiro Takahashi
  8. S.E.T. + YMO
  9. Shadows on the Ground – lyrics by Ryuichi Sakamoto, Yukihiro Takahashi, Peter Barakan, music by Ryuichi Sakamoto, Yukihiro Takahashi
  10. S.E.T.
  11. See Through – lyrics by Peter Barkan, music by Ryuichi Sakamoto, Yukihiro Takahashi, Harumi Hosono
  12. S.E.T.
  13. Perspective – lyrics by Ryuichi Sakamoto, Peter Barakan, music by Ryuichi Sakamoto
  14. S.E.T.

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